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Late-Career Receptionist Salary

Late-Career Receptionists can expect to earn an average of $13.06 per hour. Cash earnings for Late-Career Receptionists — including $1K in bonuses and $6K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $21K to $40K depending on individual performance. While more than a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and more than two-fifths have dental, as well. Most Late-Career Receptionists like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,183 - $44,225
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $31,119
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$9.84 - $17.83
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,183 - $44,225  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,435  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $6,214  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,615 - $39,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 263
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $17.83  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.10  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,435  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $6,214  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,615 - $39,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 955

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Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Late-Career Receptionists, 46 percent above the national average. Late-Career Receptionists will also find cushy salaries in Portland (+35 percent), New York (+25 percent), Washington (+20 percent), and Houston (+16 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, Columbus is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Tampa (8 percent lower) and Baltimore (3 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Receptionist Salaries

Billing
up arrow 6%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Phone Support
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

Organizing
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Typing
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Filing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 212 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 36%
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